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Remote 6-Week Workshop: Anastacia-Renee: Crying Out Loud

6 Wednesdays  |  Oct 11 - Nov 15  |  6-8:30pm

Oct 11, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$320.00 – $360.00
Anastacia-Renee photo: Shontina Vernon

Crying Out Loud

We will examine overarching themes, hybridity, historical nuances, technique, and writing with courage from Jamaica Kincaid, Zora Neale Hurston, Audre Lorde, and Edwidge Danticat. Discussion will include intersection(s) and entry points of: race, culture, and sexuality and how we identify so deeply with Audre Lorde when she said, “There’s always someone asking you to underline one piece of yourself—whether it’s Black, woman, mother, dyke, teacher, etc.—because that’s the piece that they need to key in to.” Workshop participants will write a piece of work that demonstrates courageous hybrid writing through the lens of: love, grief, or anger while anchored in joy.

Click here to watch Anastacia-Renee’s Hard Hat Reading!

6 Wednesdays  |  Oct 11 – Nov 15  |  6-8:30pm |  $360 ($320 for Members)

(October 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 8, & 15)

All are welcome, space is limited. A limited number of partial need-based scholarships are available. Please email with any questions.

About the educator:

Anastacia-Renee (She/They) is an award-winning multi-genre writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist, and speaker whose work has been published widely. Renee is the author of Sidenotes from the Archivist, (v.), Forget It, and Here in the (Middle) of Nowhere (forthcoming, HarperCollins Amistad, 2024). 

Anastacia-Renee was former Seattle Civic Poet (2017-2019), Hugo House Poet-in-Residence (2015-2017), Arc Artist Fellow (2020) and Jack Straw Curator (2020). Renee has received fellowships and residencies from: Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Ragdale, Mineral School, and The New Orleans Writers Residency. Find out more about Anastacia-Renee here:

Photo: Shontina Vernon.

While our physical space is closed for construction, workshops will be held over Zoom. While you can use Zoom from your phone or browser, we recommend downloading the desktop client.


Admission $360 ($320 for Members)


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Anastacia-Renee: Cry Out Loud
6 Wednesdays  |  Oct 11 - Nov 15  |  6-8:30pm
Member Ticket: Cry Out Loud
6 Wednesdays  |  Oct 11 - Nov 15  |  6-8:30pm
Sponsor a Need-Based Scholarship
Email with questions.


Oct 11, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$320.00 – $360.00
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